Everything You Need to Know About the City of Wilmington Delaware

In 2017, Wilmington, Delaware had a population of 71.3k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $40,221. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wilmington, DE declined from 71,502 to 71,276, a -0.316% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,065 to $40,221, a 0.389% increase.

The population of Wilmington, DE is 57.2% Black or African American Alone, 28.3% White Alone, and 10.8% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Wilmington, DE speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wilmington, DE are Delaware College of Art and Design (56 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Wilmington, DE is $165,300, and the homeownership rate is 45.5%. Most people in Wilmington, DE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilmington, DE is 1 car per household.


Education in Wilmington

In 2017, universities in Wilmington, DE awarded 56 degrees. The student population of Wilmington, DE is skewed towards women, with 41 male students and 102 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wilmington, DE are White (32 and 57.1%), followed by Black or African American (12 and 21.4%), Unknown (5 and 8.93%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 5.36%).

The largest universities in Wilmington, DE by the number of degrees awarded are Delaware College of Art and Design (56 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wilmington, DE are Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (13 and 23.2%), Graphic Design (13 and 23.2%), and Illustration (13 and 23.2%).

The median tuition costs in Wilmington, DE are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Wilmington

The economy of Wilmington, DE employs 30.4k people and Wilmington has an unemployment rate of 5.5%. Wilmington has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Wilmington, DE are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,786 people), Retail Trade (3,715 people), and Finance & Insurance (2,860 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,750), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($77,708), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,500).

Households in Wilmington, DE have a median annual income of $40,221, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,065 in 2016, which represents a 0.389% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Wilmington

– The Sales Tax Rate for Wilmington is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Wilmington is 7.9%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Wilmington

– The average income of a Wilmington resident is $25,686 a year.

– The Median household income of a Wilmington resident is $38,979 a year.